Description: This popular Waterslager Canary for sale, Serinus canaria domesticus, is a melodious little bird that makes a wonderful companion to be enjoyed for its song. The Waterslager Canary is one of several well known "song canaries", those bred solely for song rather than physical appearance or color.
Song / Call: The Waterslager Canary's beautiful full song is very distinct, sounding like water and like a nightingale and are renowned for having the widest range of all song canaries.
Sexing: Canaries are not easily sexed visually. If there is not a gender option available when ordering, we are unable to guarantee gender.
Life Span: Up to 10 Years
Temperament: Waterslager Canaries are not particularly social and do not like to be handled. They are on the timid side and should not be housed together with parakeets, lovebirds or other hookbills that tend to be more aggressive. Additionally, males can be territorial and should be kept separately. They like to bathe daily.
Breeding: Canaries are generally easy to breed
Diet: Canary Seed, Dried Egg Food, Mineral Grit, Millet, Fruits and Veggies, and Australian Blend Goldenfeast.
If there is no gender option listed for a bird on our website, that particular species is 'monomorphic', which means we’re unable to determine gender without purchasing DNA testing. DNA testing is an additional $149 per bird to guarantee preferred gender. DNA testing may add an additional 3-6 plus weeks to estimated delivery time to allow for gender results. See our FAQs for more info.
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